Match preview: #LasPalmasMálaga

Málaga CF are heading to Las Palmas to face UD Las Palmas, at Gran Canaria Stadium, on LaLiga SmartBank matchday 38.


28/04/2022 17:36

The Malaguistas, in 18th place with 41 points, face this rival in 8th position with 55 points. The match between the Yellows and Blue and Whites will be openly televised on GOL and Movistar LaLiga. In the first-round clash, at La Rosaleda, Málaga CF defeated UD Las Palmas by 2-1 with goals from Antoñín and Sekou. Benito scored for Unión Deportiva.

The match will be officiated by Oliver de la Fuente Ramos. This 21/22 season he has refereed Málaga CF on two occasions, ending in a draw and a victory for the Malaguistas. On matchday 2 (2-2 in Ibiza) and on matchday 15 (2-1 at La Rosaleda against Real Sociedad B). Heading up the VAR is Jon Ander González Esteban from the Basque Country.


Players in common UD Las Palmas-Málaga CF

Oti, Axier, Sandro, Agostinho, Schürrer, Gerardo Carrera, Apoño, Roberto Santamaría, Rondón, Peñaranda, Sadiku and Jairo

Coaches in common UD Las Palmas-Málaga CF


Players in common UD Las Palmas-CD Málaga

Cabrera, Elzo, Manolo Torres, Beneyto, Gutiérrez, Romero, Mújica, Ríos, Calixto, Catalá, Juani, Jaime Molina and Onofre

Coaches in common UD Las Palmas-CD Málaga

Juan Otxoa and Marcel Domingo

(*) Antonio Ruiz, CD Málaga player (1963/64), coached UD Las Palmas

Match info

  • Escassi, Luis Muñoz and Javi Jiménez are suspended from this game. Jozabed, Paulino and Ramón are on the verge of suspension with four yellow cards.
  • Brandon, with nine goals, is the top Malaguista scorer in the League. Jesé, with 10 goals, is the UD Las Palmas ‘pichichi’.
  • Away from home in the league, Málaga CF have played 18 matches, claiming three victories, five draws and 10 defeats (14 points), scoring 15 goals and conceding 30.
  • At home in LaLiga SmartBank, in 18 matches, UD Las Palmas have won nine, drawn five and lost four (32 points), scoring 29 goals and conceding 21.


Stats and facts

  • The seventh time Málaga CF and UD Las Palmas will face one another in Las Palmas in the Second Division. In the previous six games, Málaga CF obtained one victory, three draws (all 1-1) and two defeats.
  • Furthermore, both teams have played one another on five occasions in the First Division in Gran Canaria. The Malaguista results are two draws and three defeats, scoring two goals and conceding five. Under the Atlético Malagueño name, in Segunda B (93/94 season), there was another match against the Yellows in Las Palmas, which ended in victory for the home side (2-0).
  • In the past six seasons MCF have played in the silver division, on matchday 38, the Blue and Whites obtained two wins, three draws and one defeat.